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Show off students’ employability with e-portfolios

Show off students’ employability with e-portfolios

Times Higher Education Lourdes Guardia and Marcelo Maina January 26, 2023 Why and how to make e-portfolios a central part of university courses, helping students identify and exhibit skills that will appeal to employers, by Lourdes Guàrdia and Marcelo Maina The mismatch between graduate readiness for entering the workplace and […]

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An Unlikely Pairing

An Unlikely Pairing

Inside Higher Ed Josh Moody January 26, 2023 Hilbert College, a nonprofit Catholic institution in New York, is purchasing for-profit Valley College, which has four sites in Ohio and West Virginia. That makes for an unusual match. Hilbert College is marrying outside the faith. The four-year Roman Catholic nonprofit college […]

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Short-Term Pell a Priority for Skills First Coalition

Short-Term Pell a Priority for Skills First Coalition

Inside Higher Ed Katherine Knott January 26, 2023 The Skills First Coalition, a group of American businesses and education and training providers, wants the 118th Congress to pass legislation that would expand Pell Grants to short-term programs, improve the transfer of credits between higher education institutions and support new approaches […]

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Cal State contends with ‘unprecedented’ enrollment declines

Cal State contends with ‘unprecedented’ enrollment declines

Ed Source Ashley A. Smith January 25, 2023 Some campuses could see budget cuts  Decreases in Cal State enrollment have officials worried. Interim Chancellor Jolene Koester first warned last year that enrollment projections were down across the 23 campus system. She now concludes that those drops are real and can […]

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Age Matters

Age Matters

Inside Higher Ed Sara Weissman January 18, 2023 Community colleges gained dual-enrollment students but lost recent high school grads and adult learners at high rates, according to a recent analysis of federal enrollment data. Recently released federal higher education data show community college enrollment trends during the first two years of the pandemic differed […]

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Audit: Office of Federal Student Aid Bungled Loan Overhaul

Audit: Office of Federal Student Aid Bungled Loan Overhaul

Inside Higher Ed Katherine Knott January 18, 2023 The Office of Federal Student Aid didn’t follow best practices in budgeting, planning and managing the modernization of its student loan system, the Education Department’s Office of Inspector General found in an audit published Tuesday. FSA staff didn’t complete budget requests for many components […]

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